Architectural Engineering Technology

  • Bachelor of Science

In Person Plus at:

  • Randolph Center, VT

In Person Plus programs are In Person with options for cross-campus classes and flexibility for remote study.

Design and build the world around you by seeing your ideas shape infrastructure, buildings, and building systems. This program prepares you for a wide range of careers working with architects and engineers as a contractor, project manager, or junior engineer. This bachelor’s degree builds on our associate’s degree coursework in structural engineering, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and integrated sustainable design. You’ll get hands-on learning in the lab and the field, testing systems, observing construction projects, and evaluating infrastructure design.

Why Study Architectural Engineering Technology at Vermont State?

  • Emphasis on sustainability: You’ll learn methods of green design that allow you to understand the roles of energy efficiency and cost savings in sustainable building.   
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licensing preparation: This program can qualify you to sit for the Fundamentals of Engineering exam in many states. If you meet a state’s work experience requirements, you may also choose to take the PE licensing exam.
  • Broad exposure: Building design and construction are wide-reaching industries, and you’ll gain exposure to both of them so you can narrow down your career goals.  
  • Job prospects: Graduates of our program have gone on to become architectural designers, project managers, CAD specialists, and principal architects.  
  • Small class sizes: In classes with a student-teacher ratio of 1:14, you’ll develop strong working relationships with your instructors and classmates.  

Financial Aid for Architectural Engineering Technology Students

Vermont State University is providing a high-quality, affordable degree in architectural engineering technology to students across Vermont and beyond. More than 80 percent of Vermont State students are awarded financial aid, including new students, transfer students, international students, out-of-state students, and first-generation students. Our financial aid team is here to help you explore all your options.

Internships & Jobs in Architectural Engineering Technology

At Vermont State, you’ll gain leading-edge skills for architectural engineering technology jobs through internships, co-ops, career coaching, and more. Our internship placements are guaranteed to grow your professional network.

Jobs held by recent graduates include:

  • Designer at Black River Architects in Montpelier, VT
  • Project Executive at The Bozzuto Group in Washington, DC
  • Senior Field Engineer at The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company in CT
  • Senior Project Manager at VTRANS in Barre, VT
  • Structural Project Designer at EVstudio in Parker, CO
  • Engineering Designer at EYP in Boston, MA


The program is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

Student Stories

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“Seeing how many women and men were interested in the Women in Engineering and Technology Club inspired me. The community  is incredibly supportive and encouraging.” 

Samantha Daniels, ’20,
Randolph Center